Top Down.

The next task is re-build the box that the top is supposed to fold into. We're going use steel tubing, which will serve the dual purpose of adding strength and rigidity to the body for safety.

The vertical supports will also provide anchor points for the door mechanism.

Add some sheet metal and you can see how this is supposed to work. This will also leave more room behind the seats than the original arrangement.

Heres another view.

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